DOWNLOAD: Wooden Wand - Delia (MP3)

Thurston Moore w/ Los Llamarada @ SXSW 2007 (CRED)
Thuston Moore and Friends

It's been announced elsewhere that Sonic Youth will be performing their classic album Daydream Nation in full at shows in Europe, Chicago (the Pitchfork Festival), and California. No NYC yet, but I can only assume they won't forget about us. Maybe these two rumored dates will be when we get our share:

Sonic Youth Tour Dates???
Aug 7 - Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NYC (Celebrate Brooklyn)
Aug 8 - Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NYC (Celebrate Brooklyn)
(August 9th is The Hold Steady at the same venue)

In the meantime, New Yorkers can catch Sonic Youth members Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, and Jim O'Rourke at the No Fun Fest in Brooklyn in May (don't expect anything like Sonic Youth though!).

And like Pagoda, Thurston is also involved with putting out the new Wooden Wand album:

The legendary musicians and tastemakers in Sonic Youth have professed their love for folkadelic troubadour Wooden Wand, taking him on tour as their opening act in February and lending their support in the making of his latest album, James & The Quiet.

Thurston Moore -- Sonic Youth's spry, eternally-teenaged guitarist/vocalist -- recently signed Wooden Wand to his Ecstatic Peace label (home of Be Your Own Pet), announcing a June 12th release date for James & The Quiet. The album was produced by SY guitarist Lee Ranaldo (who also plays some stringed things on the recording), and longtime SY drummer Steve Shelley provides his signature rhythmic strut.

There's an MP3 from James & The Quiet at the top of this post. Sonic Youth tour dates below....

Sonic Youth - "Daydream Nation" 2007 Tour Dates
06-02 Barcelona, Spain - Parc dèl Forum (Primavera Sound)
06-21 Munich, Germany - Tollwood Festival
06-27 Berlin, Germany - Columbia Halle
07-13 Chicago, IL - Union Park (Pitchfork Music Festival/ATP Don't Look Back)
07-19 Berkeley, CA - Berkeley Community Theater (presale)
07-20 Los Angeles, CA - Greek Theatre
08-30 London, England - Roundhouse (ATP Don't Look Back)
08-31 London, England - Roundhouse (ATP Don't Look Back)
09-01 London, England - Roundhouse (ATP Don't Look Back)

Sonic Youth - regular 2007 Tour Dates
04-17 Osaka, Japan - Namba Hatch *
04-18 Nagoya, Japan - Diamond Hall *
04-20 Tokyo, Japan - Studio Coast *
04-23 Beijing, China - The Star Live
04-24 Shanghai, China – Shanghai Concert Hall
04-27 Indio, CA - Empire Polo Field (Coachella)
05-17-20 Brooklyn, NY – No Fun Fest #
06-16 Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof
06-23 Neuhausen, Germany - Southside Festival
06-24 Scheessel, Germany - Hurricane Festival
06-26 Cologne, Germany - E Werk
06-29 Gdynia, Poland - Open'er Festival
07-01 Cergy-Pontoise, France - Furia Sound Festival

* with Vooredoms
# Thurston Moore/Jim O'Rourke, Kim Gordon/Yoshimi

"Striking while the iron's shit-hot, the band will reissue Daydream Nation in deluxe two-disc format (with bonus tracks, liner notes, the whole nine yards) in June 2007, a wee bit shy of the 1988 LP's impending 20th anniversary." [Pitchfork]

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